Our annual Children's Court Conference brings together magistrates from across Victoria to further develop the work of this specialist jurisdiction.
In 2019, the Conference was designed to stimulate a collaborative approach to excellence in decision-making. Participants heard from forensic experts and court staff through to those with lived experience in the child protection system. Judge Alex Calebrese, the Presiding Judge of the Red Hook Community Justice Centre, spoke about the impact of a therapeutic justice model in New York.
We are currently working with the Children's Court to develop the 2021 Conference program. We welcome input and ideas. If you have suggestions, please contact us.